Dr Carme Montserrat is deputy dean in the Faculty of Education and Psychology at the University of Girona (Spain). She is full professor at this Faculty since 2006, teaching at the degrees of Psychology and Social Education, and also at different master’s and doctoral programs. She is also the Coordinator of Liberi, research team on Childhood, Youth and Community (https://www.udg.edu/liberi) within the Research Institute on Education at the University, having previously worked in the welfare system in the city of Barcelona as well as being consultant with the Council of Europe. Her main areas of research are related to children and young people in social services and public care using quantitative and qualitative methodology. She is currently leading national and international research projects and has authored books and published many papers in prestigious journals.